Archives for December 2016

Monthly Archives: December 2016

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What’s ahead? 2017 retail and e-commerce predictions

We look at what the experts are predicting for 2017 in retail and e-commerce. Steve Rothwell, founder and CTO of Eagle Eye Solutions expects machine learning and data to be important in the new year. Jamie Merrick, head of industry insights at Salesforce Commerce Cloud says it’s all about shoppers and delivery. Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of On the dot says Black Friday delivery patterns will continue throughout the year. ...
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Holiday e-commerce and retail roundup

The Wall Street Journal reports on the challenges retailers are having and how they're having to offer discounts to keep consumer interest. Prosper Insights & Analytics research shows 25% of consumers bought gifts this year from Amazon, up 10% over last year. Fortune says the use of online promotions by retailers is up 79% this year. ...
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Amazon e-commerce impact and growth continue – watch out for 2017!

According to Prosper Insights & Analytics, 26.2% of consumers have bought products during the holidays online from Amazon, up 10% from last year. Walmart ranks second at 14.3%. InternetRetailer.com estimates Amazon's Black Friday weekend sales at $4.74 billion, a stunning 37% of all US online sales. ...
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Are consumers buying gift cards this year?

Is the love affair with gift cards still going strong or have consumers found new places to spend holiday money? Sarah Quinlan, SVP, Market Insights for Mastercard, expects gift card sales to remain strong right through Christmas. ...
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Cashback News: Holiday shipping & logistics prove challenging

As holiday online sales continue their record pace, e-commerce sites and retailers are finding shipping packages to customers is a growing challenge. Today, ...
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Cashback News: What’s the trouble with retail? Who’s struggling?

Today, we've got a roundup of retailers who are struggling. Despite the small uptick in holiday sales for some, other retailers are in trouble and we take a look at some of those who are in a struggle for survival. ...
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Cashback News: Disruption ahead: Who’s innovating and winning new customers in retail and online?

It’s easy to have missed some interesting innovations in retail with the past few weeks focused on Black Friday sales. Today, we’ve got ...
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Cashback News: India’s demonetization creates e-commerce turmoil

India’s new demonetization policy is disrupting e-commerce and impacting leading online businesses with a wide range of positive and negative effects. Today, we’ve got ...
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Cashback News: Amazon update – Holiday sales, global moves, strategies

Amazon accounted for 30.9% of all sales from Black Friday to Cyber Monday according to a report from Slice Intelligence. Amazon, Walmart and Best Buy were Black Friday weekend sales winners said Moody's analyst Charlie O'Shea. ...
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